New Databases @UofMLibraries

Database Name: Wharton Research Services
Subscription Year: 2014
Database Description:
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) provides access over 200 terabytes of data compiled from independent sources that specialize in specific historical financial and economic data. Some sources include Capital IQ, NYSE Euronext, CRSP, and Thomson Reuters. WRDS covers numerous financial, economic and marketing disciplines.

Accounts are available for faculty, students and researchers at the University of Memphis. To get started follow these steps to apply for your account:
Step 1: Go to
Step 2: Click on the link for “Register for a WRDS Account”.
Step 3: Fill out the form.
Step 4: Click “Submit”.

The local WRDS representative will review your request and notify you when it has been processed. To contact your local WRDS representative click here

Software Name: Browzine
Subscription Year: 2014
Browzine is a mobile device application that allows for easy, visually-oriented browsing of our library’s current e-journal subscriptions.
• From your iPad or iPhone (please note that BrowZine works best on iPad 2 or later), download BrowZine from the App Store and install it.
• When you open BrowZine for the first time, you will see a list of schools — please select University of Memphis; then, enter your proxy ID and Password.
• Select the subject areas and start browsing!
Also available on Android devices, avaialble through Google Play or Kindle/Amazon stores — same process as above

Database Name: SCOAP3
Subscription Year: 2014
Database Description:
The University Libraries now has access to SCOAP3,a Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics. Peer-reviewed journals within SCOAP3 include Advances in High Energy Physics, Journal of High Energy Physics, Physics Letters B, and Progress of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, among others.

Database Name: Scopus
Subscription Year: 2014
Database Description:
Scopus provides abstracts and citation tracking of peer-reviewed literature in science, technology, medicine, social sciences and arts and humanities. It features tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Researchers who use Web of Science will find Scopus indexes the same fields but with broader coverage.

Trial Databases @UofMLibraries

Database Name: Business and Management Collection
Trial Expiration: June 30, 2015
Description: The Business & Management Collection includes over 800 specially prepared audio-visual lectures, organized into 80 comprehensive series and delivered by leading academics and practitioners from the business world. Hot topics include Digital Marketing, Change Management, Leadership Challenges of Wicked Problems, Organizational Behaviour, Quantitative Financial Risk Management, Global Business, Economics and much more.

Access: Follow the link in this record and you'll be recognized as a University of Memphis user.

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